Welcome to the NT Mental Health Coalition

The Northern Territory Mental Health Coalition (NTMHC) is the peak body for community managed (NGO) mental health sector in the Northern Territory.The NTMHC has a network of around 200 individuals, organisations and stakeholders including a membership of about 35 organisations across the Northern Territory.

The NT Mental Health Coalition is a full member of the Mental Health Council of Australia (MHCA) and a founding and board member of Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA).

NTMHC engages and consults regularly with the NGO community mental health sector, its’ members and stakeholders through workshops, surveys, forums, one on one discussions, social media, events such as Mental Health Week promotion, phone and email contact.

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CMHA Expressions of Interest

logo-cmhaCommunity Mental Health Australia (CMHA) is calling for Expressions of Interest for a Reference Group for the National Mental Health NDIS Conference.

Expressions of Interest are now open for the Reference Group for the National Mental Health NDIS Conference!

The conference will be the nation’s first nation-wide, sector-driven professional development conference, focused on NDIS and mental health and will be held in Sydney in November 2017.

The draft Terms of Reference for the Conference Reference Group (CRG) is attached (Click here).

The CRG will:

  • Provide advice and support to the conference operational team;
  • Provide advice to assist with strategic event decisions;
  • Contribute ideas and expertise, especially in the areas of theming, programing and sector engagement; and
  • Help promote the conference across Australia’s mental health community and encourage attendance among their own networks.

The CRG will meet by teleconference (assistance with access will be arranged on request) on six occasions between December 2016 and September 2017. The members of the CRG will comprise representatives/stakeholders from within the Australian mental health sector. Specifically, the members will comprise a representative group of 8-12 people selected on to their ability to contribute to the committee’s functions and responsibilities (see further details in the Terms of Reference).

Members will be selected based on applications received through a call for Expressions of Interest. The on-line EOI form can be found https://evev.wufoo.com/forms/w3naf20izx0am/. Remuneration will be offered to people with lived experience.

Applications close on 13th December 2016.

CMHA is eager to attract a talented and passionate membership to this important group. Pease distribute this notice to your networks!

Youth Mental Health Education

for carers at no cost

Youth Mental Health Education (Session 1)
Adolescent Development, Communication and Non Suicidal Self Injury
9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Monday the 12th December 2016

Youth Mental Health Education (Session 2)
Eating Disorders and Anxiety in Young People
9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Thursday the 15th of December 2016
Click here to download the flyer

Darwin Mental Health Network Meeting

The Darwin Mental Health Network is an information sharing and networking opportunity for Workers within the Mental Health Sector. Our guest speaker at the next event is Lisa Scarff who will explain the recent changes that have taken place within the Top End Mental Health Service. Date: Thursday, 1st December 2016 Start: 1:45 pm for a 2:00 pm start Close: 4:00 pm Venue: Carers NT, 59 Bayview Blvd, Bayview Speaker: Lisa Scarff, Team Leader TEMHS Each meeting takes the following format
  1. Introduction by Host (5 min)
  2. Guest Speaker with Q&A (30 min)
  3. Round Circle Introduction (45 min)
  4. Unstructured Networking Opportunity (40 min)
    Click here to download the flyer

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Mini Grants Evaluation Form

If you were a successful applicant of the mini grants as part of Mental Health Week, please complete or download the evaluation form and
email to eo@ntmhc.org.au or
mail to PO Box 1128, Nightcliff NT 0814

Click here to download the form